SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"They happened to be there on September 11 and they tilted their camera up..."
William Yeingst

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"... I felt as if I was on Antarctica, at an Antarctic base of some kind."
David Shayt
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"...the broader question of terrorism at the World Trade Center."
David Shayt





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This crumpled piece of exterior sheathing from the World Trade Center was recovered from the debris pile...
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